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Author Tziovas, Dēmētrēs.

Title The other self : selfhood and society in modern Greek fiction / Dimitris Tziovas.

Published Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2003.


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 UniM Store  Q41762    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 289 pages; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 National Imaginary, Collective Identity, and Individualism in Greek Fiction 13 -- 2 Palaiologos's O Polypathis: Picaresque (Auto)biography as a National Romance 55 -- 3 Selfhood, Natural Law, and Social Resistance in The Murderess 83 -- 4 Individuality and Inevitability: From the Social Novel to Bildungsroman 103 -- 5 A Hero without a Cause: Self-Identity in Vasilis Arvanitis 135 -- 6 Poetics of Manhood: Genre and Self-Identity in Freedom and Death 153 -- 7 Tyrants and Prisoners: Narrative Fusion and the Hybrid Self in The Third Wedding 175 -- 8 Defying the Social Context: Narratives of Exile and the Lonely Self 195 -- 9 Fool's Gold and Achilles' Fiancee: Politics and Self-Representation 215 -- 10 "Moscov-Selim" and The Life of Ismail Ferik Pasha: Narratives of Identity and the Semiotic Chora 249.
Subject Greek fiction, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Greek fiction, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Greece -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- Greece -- History -- 20th century.
Self in literature.
ISBN 0739106252 (alk. paper)